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Dec. 31-Jan. 6, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Don’t become a victim of vehicle burglary

Vehicle burglaries are crimes of opportunity, but taking simple steps will help reduce the chance of becoming a victim. It only takes a few seconds to shatter the window and take your property.

Out of Sight, Out of Crime

Many vehicle burglaries are a result of items that are left in plain sight in the passenger compartment of a vehicle. Never leave valuables such as purses, wallets, GPS devices, cell phones, laptops, or anything else of value in plain view in your vehicle. Take the items with you when possible.

Security & Your Peace of Mind

Always make sure to properly secure your vehicle windows and door locks, even when parking at your own residence. If you have an anti-theft system, be sure to always arm it.

Take precautions when shopping

If you must store valuables in your vehicle, lock them in your trunk and keep them in a non-visible place. Park in well-lit areas and remain alert in parking lots. Scan the area surrounding your vehicle both when you park and when you return to your vehicle.

Contact the La Mirada Community Sheriff’s Station to report suspicious activity at (562) 902-2960. Obtain a description of the person, a vehicle description, and vehicle license plate if possible.

Notable Arrests

• Eight suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations.

Aggravated Assault

• A suspect holding a kitchen knife pointed it a victim and made a jabbing motion on the 14500 block of Leffingwell Rd. The suspect fled the scene, but was arrested by deputies. No injuries were reported during the incident.

Other Structure Burglary

• Office equipment and a check were reported stolen on the 16700 block of Valley View Ave.
• A burglary attempt was reported on the 15700 block of Rosecrans Ave.

Vehicle Burglary

• A late night burglary was reported on the 16200 block of Glen Adler Ct.
• An early morning burglary was reported on the 14500 block of Plantana Dr.

Grand Theft

• A backpack with a laptop and tablet were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 16300 block of Brookstone Cir.
• A daytime theft was reported from an unlocked vehicle on the 13800 block of Visions Dr.
• An afternoon theft was reported from an unlocked vehicle on the 15000 block of Rosecrans Ave.
• A daytime theft was reported from an unlocked vehicle on the 13400 block of Biola Ave.

Grand Theft Vehicle

• A stolen box truck was recovered on the 15000 block of Northam St.

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